News & Updates

United Way of Summit County increases corporate volunteer opportunities for 2016

Jan 05, 2016
Published in Crain's Cleveland/Akron United Way of Summit County is expanding its corporate engagement program to provide more volunteer opportunities for area companies. United Way on Tuesday, Jan....

Akron-area leadership training opportunities have upcoming deadlines

Jan 05, 2016
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal and on Several Akron-area leadership community training opportunities have deadlines coming up this month for applications. They are: •The Women’s...

Seeking neighborhood leaders: Neighborhood Leadership Institute provides tools for community advocates

Jan 05, 2016
Published on The Akronist Program seeks new members, deadline is Jan. 8  Do you have an idea for improving your neighborhood, but need the tools and connections to accomplish this? If so,...

United Way of Summit County Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Dec 17, 2015
United Way of Summit County's (UWSC) sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest...

An evening with our family

Dec 14, 2015
The United Way of Summit County joined Akron Public Schools (APS) by supporting An Evening with Our Family fundraising event held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Portage Country Club in Akron, Ohio....

United Way's Jim Mullen turns lens to Summit County's challenges

Nov 22, 2015
Published in Crain's Cleveland/Akron   By DAN SHINGLER Editor’s note: This is a recap of the Leadership Akron Alumni group's most recent event from its Leadership on Main series, which offers a...